Skip to comments.FBI investigating apparent noose found in black firefighter's locker
Posted on 06/28/2020 4:47:06 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
The FBI is investigating after an apparent noose was found in the locker of a black firefighter in Bloomington, Minnesota, a spokesperson for the bureau confirmed to CBS News. The incident was first made public by the city's mayor, who said Saturday that "a piece of rope resembling a noose" was discovered in the locker on June 15.
"I regret to inform you about some horrible news regarding an incident at one of the City's fire stations," Bloomington Mayor Tim Busse said in a statement. "A piece of rope tied into what appears to be a crude noose was discovered in the gear locker of a Black firefighter at a Bloomington fire station on June 15."
Bloomington is only about 10 miles away from Minneapolis, where the death of George Floyd set off worldwide protests against police brutality and racism.
Busse said the incident was reported to fire department leadership on June 23.
"I am disgusted, angry, and embarrassed by this cowardly act. To be clear, this incident is very serious and is being dealt with aggressively," Busse said. "The City of Bloomington, including the Fire Department, is committed to being a safe and respectful place to work for all employees. We will not tolerate or, in any way, condone such behavior."
The mayor noted the "history of nooses being used as a symbol of hate and intimidation and a tool of horrific violence," and said he recognizes "that learning about this incident may be particularly traumatic for our Black community members."
Another apparent noose was discovered earlier this month in the garage of Bubba Wallace, the only black full-time driver in NASCAR, who also helped lead the push to ban the Confederate flag from the organization's future events...
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Fake hate crime #234642278 of 2020
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This is insanity. Read the mayor’s crazy statement. Sounds like finding this stupid rope was worse than 9/11.
I must be crazy to say I think finding this “noose” amounts to absolutely nothing.
And if the mayor doesn’t say that the city burns.
Here we go again.
ban all ropes
No doubt there was a MAGA hat also.
Odds a black guy left the noose:80%.I think that’s reasonable.
this one doesnt even compare to the 18 year althea bernstein’s 4 white dudes sprayed flammable liquid on me from another car and then threw a lighter and lit me up story
she turned down a gofundme campaign last I heard...her hoax has spun out of control for her. Meghan Markle has even got in on it.
Another dang hoax.
Do they think real black people run screaming fringe this stuff? Most black people are a little tougher than that they’ve seen much worse
This just in: thousands of nooses found on boats across local yacht basin. FBI investigating incidents as hate crimes. Charges pending for every boat owner.
so, according to my math, dropping about 700 noises around the country can pretty much tie up the entire FBI for the year.
Well the over/under before we find out this is a hoax Id say 5 days
Chinese spies apparently move about the country freely, and the FBI jumps to investigate a damn rope in a locker?
God forbid they would be out stopping the rioters and arresting them. My God.
“””Odds a black guy left the noose:80%.I think thats reasonable.”””
It’s Bloomington which is a city full of affirmative action hires. I doubt you will find many white guys in the firehouse.
Absolutely nuts that the FBI gets involved in these cases. Needs to be changed, but it wont be.
So, even if an apparent ‘noose’ was found, why is the Federal Bureau of Investigation involved ?
(unless they are actually the Federal Bureau of prosecuting/persecuting wrongthought )
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